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PBS
Jan 25, 2013 12:00am PST
there is no carving out right now. it is under assault, and we just made permanent when the bush era tax cuts for 99% of the households in the country. that was a so-called victory. what we are doing is tricking the base to spend on any of these programs. we do not have money because the taxes disappear. you look at where the corporate sector keeps its money. the cayman islands. we have constructed this. this is not paralysis. this is a bipartisan approach. both parties have been on this. the republicans do it gleefully. the democrats do it wringing their hands. they have both sided with cutting the taxes on the top. they are parties to the disappearance of the civilian programs of our national government, which work, and if you looked at the budget president obama has put on the table, on a non-security discretionary budget under this president is to decline from about 4% of national income in 2010 down to below 2% by the end of this decade. 1.7% of national income for jobs, training, education, for all the infrastructure, the environment, climate, technology, and forgetting who government? this is
PBS
Jan 24, 2013 6:30pm PST
nonsense because it involves raising taxes. i think you have to do bovment i think you have to have more revenue and you have to cut back spending. >> susie: let's say congress doesn't do that. what happens next? explain to people what happens next. >> i think the real risk is that we come to a showdown in march when the current stopgap budget ends and we face the government shutdown. people will lose services. people will lose jobs. and there will be a fiscal contraction, on top of the ones that we've already put in place. and that's not great for the economy, for sure. >> you know, and this whole conversation about a budget and the deficit and all of that. it's all about raising taxes and cutting spending. and there's no discuss about growth. and that is what americans really want. growth and jobs. what do we have to do to get growth? >> well, the badh6+suz there, susie s that while higher growth is by far the best remedy, it's very hard to put if into effect. in a sizable way. you need more investment in human beings, that's education and so on. you need more investment in physical pl
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